Definitions for breakdown

Definitions for (noun) breakdown

Main entry: dislocation, breakdown

Definition: the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

Usage: the social dislocations resulting from government policies; his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London

Main entry: partitioning, breakdown

Definition: an analysis into mutually exclusive categories

Main entry: equipment failure, breakdown

Definition: a cessation of normal operation

Usage: there was a power breakdown

Main entry: breakdown, crack-up

Definition: a mental or physical breakdown

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